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Original tutorial here
Thank you Lorna for allowing me to translate your tutorials.


LaManouche and MarcioC created the tubes used here.

Thanks to both of you


May I point out that the tubes used here are strictly for personal use.
Do not change their names and watermarks and do not upload them on other websites.
Should you need to use these tubes for any other use than personal,
please contact the tubers first for permission.


You will need the supplies here
Plugins : FM Tiles Tool

  1. Open a new image 700 x 500 px, transparent.
    Materials palette => foreground #e8d4d5 - background #b9232e
    Fill with your background colour


  2. Add a new raster. Fill it with your foreground colour


  3. Layers => new mask layer : from image


  4. Layers palette => merge group
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance
    Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : vert./hor. 2 - opacity 100 - blur 10 - colour #000000
    Effects => plugins => FM Tile Tools : blend emboss (default settings)

  5. Add a new raster layer. Selection => select all
    Open LaManouche's tube "ballet". Right click => copy
    Paste into selection on your working image
    Selection => select none
    Move the tube to the upper left side (see the tag above)
    Layers palette => blend mode : multiply - opacity 85%.
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance
    Layers palette => arrange : move down.
    Layers palette => duplicate


  6. Go back to the upper layer.
    Open LaManouche's tube "The Beauty of Flamenco". Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Move to the right (see the tag above)
    Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : vert./hor. 2 - opacity 100 - blur 10 - colour #000000
    Layers palette => duplicate
    Layers palette => set upper layer off. Stay on the layer below.
    Effects => Distortion effects => wind, with the following settings :


  7. Adjust => blur => gaussian blur 14
    Set the upper layer on

  8. Open MarcioC's tube MC2981. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Image => resize to 80% (resize all layers option unchecked)
    Move downwards, to the left (see the tag above)
    Effects => plugins => FM Tile Tools : blend emboss (default settings)
    Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : vert./hor. 2 - opacity 100 - blur 10 - colour #000000


  9. Open LaManouche's tube "Fever". Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Image => resize to 90% (resize all layers option unchecked)
    Move to the upper right corner (see the tag above)
    Layers palette => blend mode : luminance
    Effects => plugins => FM Tile Tools : blend emboss (default settings)
    Layers palette => move the layer downwards (starting from buttom, it should be now on 2nd position)


  10. Open MarcioC's tube "Mc3009".Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Image => resize to 80% (resize all layers option unchecked)
    Move to the lower right corner (see the tag above)
    Layers palette => blend mode : multiply - opacity 85%
    Effects => plugins => FM Tile Tools : blend emboss (default settings)
    Layers palette => move the layer downwards (starting from buttom, it should be now on 3rd position)
    Layers palette => merge visible


  11. Image => add borders : 1 px (foreground colour)
    Image => add borders : 3 px (background colour)
    Select this border with the magic wand
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance
    Selection => select none
    Image => add borders : 1 px (foreground colour)
    Image => add borders : 1 px (background colour)
    Image => resize to 90%
    Adjust => sharpness => sharpen
    Right click => copy


  12. Open a new image 800 x 550 px, transparent
    Materials palette => gradient with the following settings :


  13. Fill with the gradient
    Right click => paste as new layer in your working image
    Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : vert./hor. 2 - opacity 100 - blur 10 - colour #000000
    Repeat drop shadow : vert./hor. -2

  14. Effects => image effects => offset with the following settings



  15. Open my tube "Silmaril_GuitareYamaha_2008_09_small".Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : vert./hor. 2 - opacity 100 - blur 10 - colour #000000
    Image => free rotate with the following settings :


  16. Set the guitare as shown on the tag above
  17. Image => add borders : 1 px (background colour)
    Image => add borders : 3 px (foreground colour)
    Select this border with the magic wand
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance
    Selection => select none
    Image => add borders : 1 px (background colour)


  18. Open the tube "notenblsh". Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Layers palette => blend mode : luminance
    Effects => Edge effects : enhance
    Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : vert./hor. 2 - opacity 100 - blur 10 - colour #000000
    Move the to the upper right side of your working image (see the tag above)
    Layers palette => duplicate. Image => flip
    With the move tool put the copy as shown on the tag above


  19. Add your name
    Layers palette => merge all (flatten)
    File => export as jpeg optimizer.


You are done !
I hope you enjoyed doing this tutorial.

Translated by Silmaril, September 16th, 2008.

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